From sea lemons to c-waves

  title={From sea lemons to c-waves},
  author={Michael F Marmor},
  journal={Cellular and Molecular Neurobiology},
1. This review of retinal pigment epithelial (RPE) physiology pays tribute to Anthony L. F. Gorman, who introduced the author to the giant neuron ofAnisodoris nobilis (the sea lemon) and cellular neurobiology. 2. The RPE is an epithelial monolayer with tight junctions, which controls the environment of the photoreceptor outer segments. The apical and basal membranes have different electrical properties and generate a standing potential across the eye. 3. The RPE helps maintain adhesion between… CONTINUE READING